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RATINGS: 420   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
Pirate bomb is our beer Prairie Bomb! aged in rum casks. The flavor from the casks helps impart more vanilla and coconut flavors to the beer while helping to add more body and smoothness to the already explosive and expressive flavors of Bomb!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jesperhammer (3997) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2016
14-MAY-2016, draft @CBC Red Session with Ulkløbben:-) Black with a low Brown head. Wonderfull huge IMPY with chocolate, Rum, Roast, chili. Sweet, alcoholic, lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pfc514 (118) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAY 19, 2016
Pours black with a thin, bubbly pale brown head. Aromas of chocolate, vanilla and some faint rum. Very smooth flavor that runs from chocolate to faint chile heat at the end. Very balanced and slightly boozy, but not in a bad way, especially for 14%. A very very good beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (1104) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2016
On tap at CBC 2016, day 2. Pitch black with not much head. Chocolate, coffee, rum and hot chilli. Smooth mouthfeel, the alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (5032) - FINLAND - MAY 18, 2016
@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016, RED

black. Heqvy cocoa powder on nose, chocolate maltyness. Full bodied, chocolately, powdery hot chocolate, malty. Reqlly nice.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
borre_m (1161) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2016
Sample at cbc. Pours black, no head. Aroma is roaste, lots of coffee. Taste is too much cofee for me.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MetalNHopHead (1209) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Pirate Bomb! has all the complexity and tastiness of Bomb! but with some added Caribbean goodness thanks to the rum barrel aging. The process has enhanced the elements of vanilla, coconut, and chili which were already present in this beer. The latter works wonderfully with the dark chocolate malt flavors. There’s a hint of rum in the form of toasted sugar, and there’s plenty of booze warmth and sweetness. This is a black beer worthy of its black sails.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HuskerTan (1450) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle. A- Chilies, chocolate fudge, coconut, vanilla, brownies. A- Black color, black liquid, brown head. T- Chilies, fudge, espresso, coconut, vanilla, rum, P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, complex finish. O- Yum. The rum barrel aging did some nice things for this beer. The chilies seem to stand out more and the cocoa gives off a more fudge like taste. Surprisingly not boozy. Maybe the best of the Bomb! variants. Tasty as hell.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nimbleprop (7006) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 14, 2016
12oz bottle at Eat Bar pours an oily black with just the faintest tan head. The appearance is easily the worst part of this beer. The nose is chock full with toasted marshmellow, light booze, chocolate, caramel, lots of anise and licorice, vanilla bean, some burnt coconut, mild spices like pepper and cinnamon. Flavor follows, it’s like drinking a S’mores but not in a cloying way. Sure there is some caramel sweetness, but the vanilla feels very natural and does not elevate the sweetness you sense, licorice and molasses, malt, some toast, a little cane sugar, plenty of pepper and cinnamon. Finishes oily, lightly sticky too but super smooth and crazy drinkable at 14%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ej (1193) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2016
Tap @ CBC -16. Black body with a small tan head. Awesone rum aroma with liqorice, burnt sugars, roasted malts and vanilla. Taste is sweet with chocolate, rum, vanilla and a whiff of warming alcohol. This is really nice. Long sweet rum finish. Full body with an oily mouthfeel. soft co2

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hermod (5874) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Tap@ CBC 2016. Pours near black with a thin off white head. Massive aroma, layers of chocolate cake, wood, roasted malt. Sweet flavor, mud cake, mocha, dark chocolate, chocolate mousse. Medium bodied, balanced, very nice.

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